A large group of teenangers attended the information night on Foróige on Wednesday night in the village. Those in attendance heard from the leader sof the new group about what Foróige was all about and what benefits the new group will have for everyone. A leader from Riverstick Foroige spoke about what his club does and how they meet other clubs for basketball and soccer tournaments, talent nights and discos. Two members from Riverstick spoke on how involvment in their club means everything to them and that it’s a great place to hang out and meet friends.
The first real meeting of the club takes place on Wednesday January 22nd at 7.30pm in the GAA hall.
The Caochford Farmers Market takes place on Saturday, January 18th from 10.30am to 1.00pm. Get along and purchase the freshest vegetables in Cork. Have a beautiful cup of coffee and some delecious home baking. Browse the beautiful jewellery and knitwear stalls and pick up a good secondhand book.
Aghabullogue racing rescheduled
The Aghabullogue Point to Point races fell foul of the heavy rain last Sunday and have now been rescheduled for this Saturday from 12.00noon. The races are a great day out for the whole community and an opportunity to meet neighbours and friends and maybe even make a few bob! A few local horses are penciled in for running on Saturday and this should only add to the excitement of the day.
The Coachford ‘Grow It Yourself’ group will meet on Wednesday January 22nd in Hogan’s Bar at 8.30pm. Lisa Fernandes from Maine in the USA will give a talk on ‘growing food we need’ and turning your vegetable plot into a productive garden. Lisa and her husband have converted their 1/3 acre plot in the USA into a virtual food garden. Lisa is also an expert on composting and preserving the food we grow. Members and non members of Coachford GIY are very welcome.